What: “The Messenger”, environmental documentary

When: May 5th at 6pm

Where: Ever’man’s Education Center located at 315 West Garden Street Pensacola.

THE MESSENGER is an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the compassionate people who are working to turn the tide.  The film takes views on a visually thrilling, emotional journey revealing how the issues facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet and ourselves.

The Messenger unravels the mystery behind the demise of the world’s songbird population and leaves audiences with a profound appreciation for the billions of birds with whom we share our communities and planet.

“We are changing the environment faster than birds can cope with. We have to either stop what we’re doing and think about how to do it better, or pay the consequence of hearing total silence.” -Dr. Christy Morrissey

“Could we live without birds?  We don’t really know for sure… That’s one of the fundamental concerns when you play with nature, pull one piece out, and maybe that’s a pivotal piece, we just don’t know.” -Erin Bayne, Boreal biologist

Sponsored by Francis M. Weston Audubon Society and Ever’man Cooperative Grocery & Café.



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